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Tue, 2017-02-14 08:22 AM

Flynn

By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsLess than a month into his term, President Trump now must find his second National Security Advisor.Retired Army Gen. Michael Flynn resigned late...
Tue, 2017-02-14 08:16 AM
By Tom O’KeefeAs the federal government begins to incorporate mobile devices and the Internet of Things (IoT), security must be “baked in,” not “sprinkled on” as an afterthought to avoid hacking.That...
Fri, 2017-02-10 04:29 AM

Awad

By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsA three-judge federal appellate panel ruled unanimously Thursday to uphold a restraining order on President Trump’s initiative that would...
Thu, 2017-02-09 08:03 AM

Lynn

WASHINGTON Feb. 8, 2017 Leonardo is proud to confirm its participation in the U.S. Air Force T-X competition with its T-100 integrated training system. Leonardo will leverage its U.S. company,...
Thu, 2017-02-09 07:57 AM

Lightfoot

WASHINGTON Feb. 8, 2017 Teams at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans worked overnight and are continuing Wednesday with assessment and recovery efforts following a tornado strike at the...
Wed, 2017-02-08 09:45 AM

Kelly

By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsHomeland Security Secretary John Kelly appeared before a Congressional panel Tuesday to discuss President Trump’s recent executive orders on...
Wed, 2017-02-08 07:38 AM

Hudson

WASHINGTON Feb. 6, 2017 CEOs from the major U.S. Airlines will meet with President Trump on Thursday and will likely discuss air traffic control privatization and further limitations on foreign air...
Wed, 2017-02-08 07:12 AM

Nagle

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) – the recognized and unified voice of America’s seaports – is encouraged by the release last month of the infrastructure investment outline by...
Wed, 2017-02-08 06:41 AM


WASHINGTON Feb. 6, 2017 The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced today that reports produced by the System Assessment and Validation for...
Tue, 2017-02-07 05:09 AM

Ferrando

FAIRFAX, VA Feb. 6, 2017 Salient CRGT, Inc. (“Salient CRGT”), a leading provider of agile software development, data analytics, mobility, cyber security, and infrastructure solutions, today announced...
Fri, 2017-02-03 08:24 AM

Cox

WASHINGTON Feb. 2, 2017 Today, American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) National President J. David Cox Sr. testified before the House Homeland Security Committee at a hearing titled “The...
Fri, 2017-02-03 08:21 AM

Criswell

WASHINGTON Feb. 2, 2017 The Cadmus Group, Inc. (Cadmus) announced today that it has hired Deanne B. Criswell as a principal in its growing homeland security sector. Criswell will be leading Cadmus’...

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced drunk driving fatalities decreased from 10,322 in 2012 to 10,076 in 2013. NHTSA also announced that overall traffic fatalities decreased from 33,561 in 2012 to 32,719 in 2013, with 31 percent of all fatalities resulting from a drunk driving crash measured from .08 BAC and above.Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), a nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking, learned that drunk driving fatalities continued to top 10,000.
The law firm representing ten families -- nine of whom lost family members in the Sandy Hook shooting, along with a teacher who was shot multiple times but survived -- has said they have initiated a lawsuit against the manufacturer, distributor, and seller of the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle used in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012. The lawsuit alleges negligence and wrongful death.
The central east coast of Florida is home to one of the largest nesting grounds of loggerhead turtles in the Western hemisphere. Over the period of 31 years, the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge has had an estimated 358,243 turtle nests laid on its beach. This refuge spans some 21 km, of which, 34.5% is publicly owned, 49.8% is residential, 12.6% is commercial, and the remaining 3.1% are small gaps used for public beach access.
Using data from 4,000 U.S. armed services personnel, a forensic anatomist has found that people are more easily and accurately identified by their body measurements than their facial features -- even through clothing.Teghan Lucas, University of Adelaide PhD student, says that “body recognition,” using just eight measurements, can reduce the chance of finding someone with duplicate measurements to one in a quintillion.
With more than 10 million purported attempts to break into Pentagon systems and servers each day, it was not surprising when the White House confirmed that individuals thought to be working for the Russian government attempted to hack its servers.
 

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